Clinic address:
Behçet’s Centre of Excellence,
Clinic 6 1st floor South Tower,
Luckes Entrance,
Stepney Way,
Royal London Hospital,
E1 1BB

Correspondence address:
Behçet’s Office
Ground Floor, Royal London Dental Hospital,
Turner Street, Whitechapel,
London E1 1BB

To access their website, please click on the following link:


Current Clinic Times
Each Friday – 9am to 4pm
2nd, 3rd and last Thursday of the month – 1.30pm to 4pm

Lead clinician
Professor Farida Fortune
Clinical Lead Behçet’s/Consultant Immunologist

Clinical Nurse Specialist/Centre Manager
Elizabeth Ssendi
Tel: 020 3594 6088

Clinical Psychologist
Dr Steve Higgins
Tel: 020 3594 6088 (contact via Clinical Nurse Specialist)

Senior Dental Nurse
Nardos Wakjira
Tel: 020 3594 6089

Senior Patient Care Coordinator/Administrator
Sheila Bower
Tel: 020 3594 6088 (please leave a message if we are not available)

Behçet’s Support Coordinator (non-medical support only)
Jean Christians

Who to contact in an emergency
Elizabeth Ssendi, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tel: 020 3594 6087

For out of hours emergency care, please contact your local GP or other NHS emergency services (including NHS 111 service)